Sentence Examples


  • The early church condemned specularii (mirror-gazers), and Aubrey and the Memoirs of Saint-Simon contain "scrying" anecdotes of the 17th and 18th centuries, while Sir Walter Scott's story, My Aunt Margaret's Mirror, is based on a tradition of about 1750 in a noble Scottish family.
  • Pseudopremonitions, due to hallucinatory memory, are not unknown; there is also some ground for holding that crystal-gazers are able to perceive incidents which are happening at a distance from them.
  • Again the crowd of members of the suite and street gazers (among whom was Rostov) moved nearer to the Emperor.
  • Two of the gazers went round to the other side of the coach and sat down on its steps.
 
 

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